[Wolves] .htaccess files(was my own personal web server)

Jon Farmer jonfarmer at enta.net
Fri Dec 3 09:08:45 GMT 2004

Wayne Morris wrote:

> Hmm, not up on this one but if I recall .htacess is for stopping users 
> getting to get into specific directories without user/pass rather than 
> banning them from the site altogether.
> If you don't want domains and IP's to visit ANY of your site its 
> somewhere else in Linux, more of a firewall or apache config area rather 
> than htacess - else you
> would need to put a htacess file in EVERY directory on the site which is 
> impracticable -could be hundreds.

Two common misconceptions about .htaccess files.


Jon Farmer
Systems Programmer
Entanet International Ltd
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